Move-In Green

Move-In Green is Penn’s sustainability engagement program focusing on new and returning students as they arrive to campus. Volunteer student ambassadors provide educational outreach and hands-on recycling assistance during NSO.  

Apply to Join

Applications for Move-In Green 2018 are open and will be reviewed on a rolling basis! We have a few more spots remaining for potential volunteers. If you're interested in applying, take a look at our calendar, and apply here to be considered. Email any questions to

Program Responsibilities

Choosing to be a Move-In Green volunteer is a fun and interactive experience!  We look for energetic upperclassmen to help spread awareness of sustainability news and information for new and returning Penn students. Duties include staffing outreach tables at the Quad, Hill, and High Rises, talking with students about sustainability activities on campus, educating students about how to recycle and recycling locations, and assisting with hands-on recycling support in College Houses. Ideal candidates are motivated, responsible, with great interpersonal skills and a passion for all things environmental!

Volunteers are required to:

  • Attend a Fall Training Session
  • Volunteer during Move-In 

Volunteer benefits:

  • Free early move-in privileges for students living in college houses
  • Free dining dollars during NSO
  • A Move-In Green t-shirt
  • Leadership experience and opportunity to work with staff and students interested in sustainability on campus

Save the Dates

  • Sunday, August 19th — Early move-in begins
  • Monday, August 20th — Volunteer Training Session
  • Tuesday, August 21st–Wednesday, August 22nd — Volunteer Program Outreach

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Penn Sustainability

3101 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104


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